The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sage Group PLC.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 238 266 252
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing Sage 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.050% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £540 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+22.05% +25.92%
Sage
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3997 4741 4238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.71% 47.77% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2346 2720 2184
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 209 271
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +10 7 £200 - 2
Berkshire +10 3 £475 +21.01% 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 3
Middlesex 0 1 £300 -40.00%
Oxfordshire -11 1 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £450 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Sage.

1 15 (50.00%) ERP
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 10 (33.33%) Sage X3
3 8 (26.67%) Advertising
3 8 (26.67%) NetSuite
4 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) CRM
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) SaaS
6 5 (16.67%) Marketing
6 5 (16.67%) ISEB
6 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 5 (16.67%) Workflow
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) SEO
7 4 (13.33%) Adobe
7 4 (13.33%) FrontRange
7 4 (13.33%) CMS
7 4 (13.33%) Social Media
7 4 (13.33%) WordPress
7 4 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (10.00%) Umbraco
8 3 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) WordPress
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (10.00%) InDesign
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Sage X3
2 5 (16.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (10.00%) Sage 200
4 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (3.33%) Line 500
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Sage CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Sage MMS
5 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
5 1 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) SaaS
2 3 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Intranet
1 3 (10.00%) Skype
1 3 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Advertising
3 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) IT Support
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ERP Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) ERP Support
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) ArcSight Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) IFS Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Sage Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) ODBC
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Social Media
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Blog
3 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ERP
2 7 (23.33%) CRM
3 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.67%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (13.33%) SEO
5 3 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Document Management
6 2 (6.67%) Software Audit
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 8 (26.67%) NetSuite
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Adobe
5 4 (13.33%) FrontRange
6 3 (10.00%) Apple
6 3 (10.00%) arcserve
6 3 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
7 2 (6.67%) IFS
8 1 (3.33%) Infor
8 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.33%) Lagan
8 1 (3.33%) Lotus
8 1 (3.33%) Northgate
8 1 (3.33%) Oneserve
8 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.33%) Siemens
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